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Tatar, Maria

Summary: "World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social justice? For decades, Joseph Campbell had defined our cultural aspirations in The Hero with a Thousand Faces, emphasizing the value of seeking glory...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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Blake, Kendare

Summary: "For the Goddess of Wisdom, what Athena didn't know could fill a book. So the assault on Olympus left them beaten and scattered and possibly dead. So they have to fight the Fates themselves, who, it turns out, are the source of the gods' illness. And sure, Athena is stuck in the underworld, holding the body of the only hero she has ever loved. But Hermes is still topside, trying to power up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BLA

McMullan, Kate.

Summary: In this updated version of Greek mythology, Hades, King of the Underworld, tells the true story of Hercules and his twelve labors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

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Sherman, Patrice

Summary: Romulus, founder of Rome; Minerva, the goddess of wisdom; and beautiful spirits called nymphs are well-known subjects of Roman mythology. Roman Gods, Heroes, and Mythology explores the gods, heroes, creatures, and stories of Roman mythology, in addition to examining their influence today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 292.13 SHE

Anthony, David

Summary: The heroes' baseball team, the Traverse City Salmon, are playing the Garden City Sprouts in the little league championship game. The Sprouts throw a curve ball and turn into pinch-hitting plant monsters.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sigil Pub. 2009

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC ANT

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ANT

Holub, Joan.

Summary: An illustrated, easy-to-read story about Hercules who, before becoming a legendary Roman hero, disobeys his mother and then must set things right. Includes a retelling of the Roman myth of Hercules' twelve labors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Appleseed 2014

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1 available in Board Books, Call number: JE HOL

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